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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter LPart 131Subpart E → §131.550


Title 46: Shipping
PART 131—OPERATIONS
Subpart E—Tests, Drills, and Inspections


§131.550   Maintenance of falls.

(a) Each fall used with a launching appliance must be turned end for end at intervals of not more than 30 months.

(b) Each fall used with a launching appliance must be renewed either when necessary because of deterioration or after the passage of not more than 5 years, whichever occurs earlier.

(c) Each fall used with a launching appliance must have a corrosion-resistant tag permanently marked with—

(1) The date the new fall was installed; and

(2) The last date, if any, the fall was turned end for end.

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